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WHO Releases Essential Diagnostics List To Help Ensure Use Of Correct Treatments, Effective Disease Monitoring

Healio: WHO releases first ‘Essential Diagnostics List’ “WHO published its first-ever list of essential diagnostic tests [Tuesday] to address the prevalence of late or incorrect diagnoses and improve treatment outcomes globally…” (Ghizzone, 5/15). Intellectual Property Watch: WHO Issues First-Ever List Of Essential Diagnostic Tests “… ‘For each category of test,…

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Associated Press: Nigeria’s Boko Haram extremists hamper polio eradication (Umar/Larson, 4/16). Associated Press: Brazil yellow fever vaccination campaign far short of goal (DiLorenzo, 4/13). The Economist: Senegal’s innovative approach to prostitution (4/12). The Guardian: ‘The earlier you go, the longer you live’: HIV self-testing in South Africa (Ratcliffe, 4/16). New…

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Agence France-Presse/Medical Xpress: Novartis to inject $100 mn into malaria drug research (4/17). Associated Press: Nobel laureate blasts East Timor’s failure against poverty (Raimundos, 4/17). BBC News: ‘Malaria killed my daughter, I’m protecting others now’ (Smith, 4/17). CNN: Malaria parasites present in 23% of donor blood in some African countries,…

HIV/AIDS Progress Slowing, Action Needed To Meet Global Goals, UNAIDS Warns In New Report

Financial Times: AIDS battle threatened by complacency, U.N. body says “The global battle against AIDS has reached a crucial phase, with partial success in saving lives through drug therapy ‘giving way to complacency,’ according to the body coordinating the U.N. response to the disease. Reviewing the current state of the…

CNN Reports On Polio Case In Venezuela

CNN: Polio re-emerges in Venezuela nearly 30 years after eradication “A child has been diagnosed with polio in Venezuela, where the infectious viral disease has been eradicated since 1989, according to the Pan American Health Organization, a regional apparatus of the World Health Organization. The Western Hemisphere has been certified…

DRC Ebola ‘Outbreak Is Not Over,’ WHO DG Warns

Reuters: “We are still at war” with Ebola — WHO chief “The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday cautioned against declaring victory too early in Congo’s Ebola epidemic, despite encouraging signs that it may be brought under control. ‘The outbreak is stabilizing, but still the outbreak is…

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BBC News: Ugandan wins Africa prize for bloodless malaria test (6/14). Christian Science Monitor: Gay Kenyans hope for legal win, eyeing broader shift in Africa (Gikandi/Brownb, 6/14). CIDRAP News: Vaccine trial shows more hospitalizations for dengue-naive kids (Soucheray, 6/14). Devex: Q&A: E.U. development chief on the challenges of uniting Europe…

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Al Jazeera: Nigeria runs low on snakebite antidote (6/24). Associated Press: Non-invasive malaria test wins Africa engineering prize (Muhumuza, 6/24). The Guardian: ‘This scheme is a lifesaver’: India’s drive to provide cheap drugs (Dhillon, 6/25). Newsweek: Engineered Mosquitos Backed by Bill and Melinda Gates to Wipe Out Malaria (Hetherington, 6/22).…

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